John Baldoni's CIO Coach Casting

Executive coach and CIO.com columnist John Baldoni provides you with information to use to develop your people as well as your own managerial skills. Each episode of John Baldoni's CIO Coach Casting provides actionable advice that you can use today and in the future.

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What's in a Title?

Some of the meanest corporate fights are over who's supposed to be doing what. In this three-minute podcast, John Baldoni explains why defining employee titles can help circumvent turf wars.
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Quell the Stage Fright Willies

Are you deathly afraid of speaking in public? Want to give speeches with total confidence? In this three-minute podcast, executive coach John Baldoni explains how overcome the stage fright willies.
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Negotiate This!

When you're staring across the table at the people who want something completely different, how can you ensure that your needs are met? In this three-minute podcast, executive coach John Baldoni explains how to negotiate.
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Energize the Workforce

John Baldoni offers his tips on how to keep your workforce energized and enthusiastic.
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A Matter of Courtesy

John Baldoni on the value of common courtesy in the workplace.
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Define Your Message

John Baldoni reviews how to figure out what needs to be said and how to organize your material for presentations.
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How to Prioritize

John Baldoni covers the need for prioritizing and how to approach it.
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Crack the Whip

John Baldoni talks about why employees may not be working hard enough and getting off too easy. Find out how to make your staff accountable for the work they do.
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Don't Let the Big Dog Bite

If your employees sense fear and indecision, they will question your management decisions. Executive coach John Baldoni offers tips for projecting confidence to your employees.
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Making Office Politics Work For You

John Baldoni looks at how to get the upper hand in office politics.
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Getting 'em Up and Going

John Baldoni talks about how to permeate initiative in your employees.
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Value Your Mistakes

John Baldoni talks about how to make the most of your mistakes.
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Coach for Success

The best kept secret about managing today? Think coaching.
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All You Have To Do Is Ask

Nobody likes to be told what to do. Instead, invite discussion.
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How to Motivate People

You have to create conditions for them to succeed. And it takes more than just opening your mouth and flapping your lips.
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How to Avoid Misunderstandings

You have to create conditions for them to succeed. And it takes more than just opening your mouth and flapping your lips.
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How to Ask for a Raise

Want more money? Prove you're worth it.
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Help Your Staff Know Their Work Matters

You can't motivate the unmotivated, but for everyone else, here are some ideas.
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What To Do When You're the New Boss

You don't need to continue what you're doing now and don't tell everyone right away.
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How to Deal with Employees You Can't Stand

They're arrogant. They're great workers. And they annoy everyone around them.
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How to Deliver Bad News

It's never easy. Here's some advice to make it less painful.
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Balance the Load

Don't take on so much. Learn how to share the work.
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Give Recognition Where Recognition's Due

How to give credit to those who deserve it.
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